Let’s begin this series on Gigabit Ethernet by recognizing the state of local area networks (LAN) wiring today. (My Gigabit Ethernet article in the September 2000 issue of Electrical Contractor provides background.)
Intrepid Electronic Systems operates from two locations in California—Oakland and San Jose—with 25–35 employees at each location. Founded in 1997, the company focuses only on low-voltage systems. “I have been doing this kind of work myself since 1976,” said Kurt Brinkman, owner.